Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or being the grammatical case expressing motion toward a place, as Finnish stadionille “to the stadium.”
  • noun The allative case.
  • noun A word in the allative case.

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  • adjective grammar of, or relating to the grammatical case that in some languages indicates motion towards a place
  • noun grammar the allative case, or a word in that case.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[New Latin allātīvus, from Latin allātus, past participle of afferre, to bring toward : ad-, ad- + lātus, carried; see telə- in Indo-European roots.]

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